This guide will teach you how to:
A very simple definition of a database -- A collection of information that can be accessed and searched through the Internet.
Polk State Libraries subscribes to over 100 databases. Many are specialized and contain magazine and newspaper articles on a specific topic such as: Careers, Education, Psychology, Health Sciences etc.
The databases are organized either alphabetically or by subject. If you are not sure which database will be most useful. choose the subject listing, or consult with the librarian.
As a student at Polk, you have access to many career databases including:
(Require log in to view them)
Salem Press also provides career resources in the following fields:
(Requires log in)
LOGGING INTO YOUR LIBRARY ACCOUNT
COLLEGE: Make sure POLK STATE COLLEGE is selected in the drop down menu.
BORROWER ID = STUDENT ID #
PIN = LAST 4 DIGITS OF STUDENT ID #
Be sure to capitalize the letter in your student ID.
Your Library Account allows you to use access Polk State Libraries' databases, renew book loans, and request books from Florida's 28 state colleges and 12 state universities.